28 episodes

Inspiring, true stories of brave women who have overcome pain to find purpose. Courage is contagious and you will catch some from these real-life tales of ordinary women who have been through extraordinary hardships. Cowgirl is a spirit, an attitude, and a life lived with conviction, faith, and intention. Brought to you by Mary Fichtner, these heart-felt stories are intended to fill yours and encourage you to live each day with courage because behind every strong woman is a story of courage.

True Stories of Cowgirl Courage with Mary Fichtner Mary Fichtner

    • Education

Inspiring, true stories of brave women who have overcome pain to find purpose. Courage is contagious and you will catch some from these real-life tales of ordinary women who have been through extraordinary hardships. Cowgirl is a spirit, an attitude, and a life lived with conviction, faith, and intention. Brought to you by Mary Fichtner, these heart-felt stories are intended to fill yours and encourage you to live each day with courage because behind every strong woman is a story of courage.

    Never Give Up, No Matter What with Debbie Lee, CEO and Founder of America's Mighty Warriors

    Never Give Up, No Matter What with Debbie Lee, CEO and Founder of America's Mighty Warriors

    Debbie Lee, or Momma Lee as her son's Seal Team calls her, has walked through the hardest things in life. Instead of giving up or becoming bitter she chooses to walk with God and hold on to her faith.  She believes the key is NEVER giving up.  Debbie is a stellar example of turning pain into purpose with America's Mighty Warriors Foundation and sharing her story. She took her greatest loss and is giving back to others to help them survive. This story will buck you right off your horse of excuses, so hold on tight!

    https://americasmightywarriors.org



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    • 1 hr 19 min
    Being Trusted Enough to Fail and Dealing with Anxiety with Sequoyah Branham

    Being Trusted Enough to Fail and Dealing with Anxiety with Sequoyah Branham

    Learning she was trusted helped Sequoyah Branham with anxiety and knowing she could fail and all would be okay. At the young age of 20, she is running a ranch and writing novels from her experiences of loss, learning to deal with anxiety and overcoming fear.  In her own words, "Some days you just got to slap on some lipstick and tell your anxiety to shut up! It won't listen the first time though. So you will have to tell it again." 
    Her novel "In the Company of Cows" includes Scardy-cat horses, family relationships, social anxiety, and disenfranchised guilt. It will be released October 24!
    Order your copy https://form.jotform.com/232185595912160  or go to her website sequoyahbranham.com

    So get your lipstick on and lean into the wind with Sequoyah. 
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    • 49 min
    Smiling Through Hardships and Choosing to Make Someone Else's Day Better with Allie Mae Baker, Miss Rodeo Oklahoma

    Smiling Through Hardships and Choosing to Make Someone Else's Day Better with Allie Mae Baker, Miss Rodeo Oklahoma

    Miss Rodeo Oklahoma, Allie Mae Baker, is everything you want in a rodeo queen. Of course, she is an amazing horsewoman and loves rodeo and the Western lifestyle but most importantly her beautiful, genuine heart shines through her trials and hardships. She met the man she calls her dad when she was 7 and he became a guiding light for all she does. You will definitely want to meet Allie in person at the next big rodeo and cheer her on at the Miss Rodeo America Contest this December. So get a comfy seat and wave back as she flies by on her horse!  
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    From Years of Fame and Fortune to an Unexpected Move to Her Mom's Basement with KD Stewart

    From Years of Fame and Fortune to an Unexpected Move to Her Mom's Basement with KD Stewart

    A lifetime of achievements and being in the spotlight changed overnight to trauma and hiding for KD, formally Kristen Youmans. After being crowned Miss Wyoming and going on to be a big station Newscaster KD could have never predicted what curveball would be thrown at her: she helps us all with how to hit one for a home run. I know she loves baseball so I had to use that analogy. :) Our pain has to have purpose and her words of wisdom will help you saddle up and ride again! 
    Also, she let me wear her Miss Wyoming crown and banner and I'm not going to lie...it was fun! Please check out her website at https://www.thedeepend.org/


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    • 1 hr 20 min
    From Feeling Like an Outsider Looking In to Finding Her Perfect Spot with Ginny Butcher

    From Feeling Like an Outsider Looking In to Finding Her Perfect Spot with Ginny Butcher

    Ginny's story of surviving long-term trauma and confusion finally reaches a place of courage and faith. Choosing to walk away allowed her to embrace her God-given gifts and brought her full circle to a wonderful life. And wait until you hear why cows are her favorite thing to draw and paint. You'll want your best horse for this ride! 
    Listen here! https://truestoriesofcowgirlcourage.buzzsprout.com

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Leave Things Better Than You Found Them with Elissa Campbell

    Leave Things Better Than You Found Them with Elissa Campbell

    At a young age, Elissa's dad taught her to make the world a better place and she has chosen to live by that. As life happened she was led on a path to a fantastic career and business from a seemingly insignificant event. Starting Elevate Wyoming has been a dream come true but believing there was still more difference to make she founded Impact WY.  Honestly, she doesn't know anything about fear or worry. Hang on tight for this story, it's a tornado!
    Listen here! https://truestoriesofcowgirlcourage.buzzsprout.com

    • 1 hr 21 min

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